Sapporo: Famous for its snow, but a delight in green

Feb 23, 2018

Sapporo: Famous for its snow, but a delight in green

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Sapporo balances a vibrant city feel with the quieter reprieves of lush parks, dense forests and meandering trails that speak to Hokkaido's nature-centric reputation. One minute you're fighting crowds at a fish market and the next you're listening to birds chirping in the Japanese ...

Sapporo apartment blaze kills 11

Feb 1, 2018

Sapporo apartment blaze kills 11

Eleven people were killed and another three were injured in a fire that started late Wednesday night at a residential facility for people living on welfare in Sapporo, the police said. The incident highlighted the poor fire prevention and protection measures common at housing open ...